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Posted by Jay J -Moderator on October 8th, 2001 12:34 PM
In reply to Pocket doors are nice, but by Steve: on October 8th, 2001 11:25 AM [Go to top of thread]

Hey Steve:,

... But I haven't encountered any problem with this.

My particular door went into a 2 x 4 studded wall cavity. The was is what use to be an 'outside wall' that separated the dining room from (the newly built) family room (where a patio use to be.) This wall already had a load header in it. If your (Mel's) wall is a weight-bearing wall, it won't really matter is all I'm saying.

Yes, the directions are VERY comprehensive and even seem overwhelming. Mel: As Steve kinda 'reminded' me, be sure you know what to do when it comes to putting a door into a load-bearing wall. Make sure whatever instructions you have 'addresses' this situation. (The same goes for a non-load bearing wall ...)

My best to ya and hope this helps.

Jay J -Moderator

PS: God Bless America!

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